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Ocean View Tourist Guest House

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   122,( old number 104) Lewis Place, Negombo 1500, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #18 of 86 Negombo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hot shower, a clean and comfortable room and a friendly welcome. The owner was very helpful imparting local knowledge and helping arrange transport to Kandy. I may just swing by before leaving Sri Lanka

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Clean, comfortable rooms with hot showers and extremely friendly service. Provided an extra mattress for our room free of charge. Good value for money in comparison to other guesthouses in the area. Allowed us to store baggage before our flight with complimentary use of a washroom and shower. Would definitely stay here again.

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. More

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Quite noisy for sleeping once the traffic starts in the morning (and it starts early!). Breakfast was fairly average; didn't feel that we were made particularly welcome or given much information considering it was our first day in Sri Lanka.

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear guest thank you for your feed back. I was really sad to hear about your experience. Our road is not a very busy road normally, it is not a main highway to any ware. but on the day you stayed it was the day that Sri Lankan cricket team won the T20 world cup against India and people celebrating... More

Halifax, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We booked ahead to make sure as we were going to the airport from Negombo and wanted to make sure we had a taxi sorted as we flew at 4am and I didnt want to haggling at this time of the day! Rooms were clean, nice balcony/garden, staff were helpful, the taxi was perfect, prices very good.

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. More

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We first came to Negombo in Sri Lanka about 18 years ago. The first visit was slightly marred by some of our holiday money being stolen. Luckily, we met up with Joseph Thamel who, with his son Mark (Sujeewa) ran The Ocean View Guest House and Tourist travel service and who spontaneously offered to help us. This was, and has... More

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. More

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

At the beginning of round trip to Sri Lanka I enjoyed for three day the central location of Ocean guest house and the hospitality of the people. I had a non-AC room with a terrace which was fine. I was given many valuable information. After returning my trip around the island I enjoyed to stay my last day of the... More

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. More

Munich, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

It was my second stay at Ocean View, The room was spotless, the bed big and comfortable, really quiet. The beach is only a couple of minutes away. the airport only 20 mins with the Tuk-Tuk. The owner and the staff are extremely friendly. The Restaurat next door is excellent and not expensive, what more can you wish for??!!

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your valuable time spent on writing a very good review about our place and services. It was great pleasure to serve you while you are staying in our place and thank you for your appreciation of our place and services. Hope to see you one day again when ever you come to Negombo. Our... More

Kochi (Cochin), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The owner is nice, friendly and helpful. Room was nice and clean.We had a very nice stay. It is closed to the sea,shops and restaurants. We stay on the 2 floor and it was very quite. We will come back again.

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your valuable time spent on writing a very good review about our place and services. It was great pleasure to serve you while you are staying in our place and thank you for your appreciation of our place and services. Hope to see you one day again when ever you come to Negombo. Our... More

Fethiye, Turkey
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141 reviews 141 reviews
29 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

if you wanna avoid colombo,and have a quite place this is rigth for you ,it takes only 20 minutes from colombo airport with tuk tuk,hotel has a good location,near to beach,close to many restaurants etc.but there are better options too,I think what paid is a bit high for this hotel,also drinks ,breakfast etc.also bit expensive

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, It was a pleasure to have you as a guest in our place and thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to... More

Vancouver, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

It was a really nice place for my girlfriend and I to arrive to in a new country. Close to the airport, nice AC rooms and clean environment. The restaurant next door has amazing curries. The area is a little bit touristy and there is actually no ocean view from the place. On the whole a positive experience arriving at... More

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, It was a pleasure to have you as a guest in our place and thank you for your very good review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to... More

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Address: 122,( old number 104) Lewis Place, Negombo 1500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean View Tourist Guest House 2*
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Ocean View Tourist Guest House Negombo is the most convenient place for your stay in Negombo.You can reach us from airport in 20 minutes any time of the day. We have got different rooms for different prices according to your budget. We are specialized in organizing inbound tours as well.Our experience is since 1978. If you want to know the country well, come with us. ... more   less 
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